HACKENSACK, N.J. – Police believe a woman hit the gas instead of the brake as she left a New Jersey car wash, sending her vehicle into a river.
An employee and a customer at Spotless Auto Laundry jumped into the Hackensack River to rescue the woman on Sunday.
Employee John Goez tells The Record newspaper (http://bit.ly/MD64eh ) they couldn't open the door because of the water pressure. They managed to get the woman out through the window.
A tow truck retrieved the vehicle and the woman was treated at a hospital for minor injuries.
Information from: The Record, http://www.northjersey.com